Jim Obergefell was the named plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that legalized same-sex marriage in 2015. He says if Roe v. Wade is overturned, it means trouble for other social causes.
Some conservative states pressing for abortion bans with no exceptions for rape, incest or the life of the mother. But public opinion polls suggest those limits could cause blowback.
Click to see how restrictive or liberal local abortion laws are — and to look at the rate of abortion. The data offers a sense of whether stricter abortion laws reduce the number of abortions.
Oklahoma now becomes the first state in the nation to effectively end availability of the procedure.
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco said he sent House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a letter expressing his concerns after she vowed to codify the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision.
If abortion bans are enacted, millions would be forced to travel to less restrictive states, and some health providers are warning they may not be able to handle the surge in demand.
Abortion rights continue to be the subject of fierce debate in the United States. But for one of America's founding fathers, they were as basic as mathematics and writing.
Thousands of reproductive rights supporters are gathering Saturday at rallies across the country in protest of the Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.
Senators will vote on the Women's Health Protection Act on Wednesday, but it likely will fail because there isn't enough support to reach the 60 votes necessary.